|Rowland Ups The Ante On Cigarette Tax
|Once again knocking his political opponents off balance, Gov. John G. Rowland proposed Thursday to raise the cigarette tax higher and sooner than the plan floated by Democrats in the legislature - the same Democrats whom Rowland has long tagged as tax-and
|Tobacco Brokers Left High and Dry By Suit Settlement
|John Buchheister was running around last week trying to keep his business alive. Buchheister's business is tobacco, and for 61 years his family has owned and operated Planters Tobacco Warehouse in Upper Marlboro.
|Framingham bans smoking at bars, restaurants and clubs: New rules will take effect in March 2003
|FRAMINGHAM - The Board of Health voted last night to ban smoking in restaurants, bars and clubs open to the public, saying the move is in the best interest of people who work there.
|Star might appeal tobacco ruling
|Chester-based tobacco company Star Scientific Inc. may appeal its legal challenge of the 1998 multistate tobacco settlement to the U.S. Supreme Court.
|Ban all public puffing, anti-smokers demand
|Anti-tobacco advocates, worried that bar and restaurant industry lobbyists have the ear of government, said yesterday anything short of a total ban on public smoking will compromise the health of Nova Scotians.
|Putnam to re-institute countywide smoking ban
|PUTNAM COUNTY - A countywide smoking prohibition in restaurants, workplaces and even bowling alleys except in enclosed, ventilated sections, is expected to be re-instituted across Putnam County as early as March 1 following action taken by a committee of
|`Deceptive' wording could kill smokers, report says
|Using words like "light" and "mild" on cigarette packages is likely killing Canadians, a federal advisory council says.
|Exercise builds a reputation against cancer
|Everyone knows exercise is a good thing. It strengthens the heart and lungs, keeps weight off, improves mood and increases energy. But can it prevent cancer?
|Officials push smoking prevention
|BLOOMINGTON -- Cigarette smoking and the diseases it causes could be cut if the states pay for prevention programs recommended by federal health officials, a public health leader said.
|Lorillard Threatens Suit Over Ads
|CHARLOTTE, N.C. â€“â€“ The maker of an irreverent radio advertising campaign aimed at reducing youth smoking is condemning North Carolina-based Lorillard Tobacco Co. for putting it on notice that it plans to file a lawsuit to force it to change the ads.
|Store owners attend class on how to identify underage cigartte buyers
|FORT LAUDERDALE -- Police are testing education as a means to smoke out convenience stores that sell cigarettes and alcohol to minors.